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Heavy lift operations at Cork Dockyard involve the loading of cargo onto the vessel ‘HHL Lagos’
Since Friday (2nd February 2018) planned heavy lift operations at Cork Dockyard involve the loading of cargo onto the vessel ‘HHL Lagos’. Last February, as Afloat.ie reported at the time here, the same Cork Harbour dockyard was the site selected…
MV BG DIAMOND at Port of Cork’s Tivoli Container Terminal
BG Freight Line’s latest new build MV ‘BG Diamond’ arrived in the Port of Cork today on her maiden call to Tivoli Container Terminal from Rotterdam. The brand new containership developed by BG Freight Line, in conjunction with designers CIMC…
The Rhein Carrier is a regular cargo ship visitor to the Port of Cork. Combined total traffic through the Portand Bantry Bay Port Company reached 10.3 million tonnes in 2017
Combined total traffic through the Port of Cork and Bantry Bay Port Company reached 10.3 million tonnes in 2017, a very good increase of 8.6% compared to 2016. Total imports increased by 6.4% while exports increased by 12.3%. The Port…
#ShippingCentre -According to Irish Maritime Development Office, there is a proposal to create a world-class cluster of international shipping services orientated companies (ISSC) based in Cork Docklands. The proposed maritime cluster would also be a major urban regeneration scheme led…
Cork Docklands would see an improved gateway to the city in new council plans
#CorkDocklands - Cork’s Docklands are in line for a sprucing up with council proposals for a €6 million upgrade of its entrance, as the Evening Echo reports. Albert Quay, Victoria Road, Albert Road and four traffic junctions would benefit from…
The 'Handysize' products tanker, Cielo di Ulsan (above) and a sister Cielo di New York is docked at the Whitegate Oil Refinery, Cork Harbour. The 39,990dwt tanker is managed by d'Amico Tankers Ireland with offices based in Dublin's Docklands.
#PortofCork - Italian shipping giant d'Amico Società di Navigazione SpA, manages one of the largest bulk, container and product tankers fleets that includes Cielo di New York that is docked at the Whitegate Oil Refinery, Cork Harbour, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Cargo operations are suspended until further notice at the Port of Cork
All Port of Cork shipping movements have been suspended in the harbour since 0600 this morning. Cargo operations are suspended until further notice, all cranes and cargo handling equipment have been secured until the storm passes. All persons are advised…
Water injection dredger 'Jetsed' pictured in 2014 which returned to Cork this month for further dredging works. Afloat adds that another much larger Dutch flagged dredger, Volvox Olympia is also involved in such operations but downriver of the natural harbour.
#portofcork - Along the River Lee is where an expected stink is to eminate in the coming days as the Port of Cork dredges the riverbed. As the Evening Echo writes, every three years the Port of Cork carries out…
Port Of Cork Secures Marino Point Site In Landmark Deal
#PortOfCork - The Port of Cork has secured the former Irish Fertiliser Industries Plant at Cobh in a public-private partnership deal that will see a significant expansion of its cargo handling facilities. According to the Irish Examiner, the circa €6…
An agreement between Texan oil company NextDecade works well as the Port of Cork is capable of handling large liquid natural gas (LNG) ships.
#portofcork - A US liquefied natural gas (LNG) company NextDecade based in Texas reports The Irish Times, is eyeing up a LNG import terminal at the Port of Cork. The company announced it had signed a memorandum of understanding with…
The proposed International Shipping Services Centre could move from Dublin to the Port of Cork as stakeholders made a pitch for the southern city this week
#PortOfCork - Stakeholders in Cork Harbour have proposed bringing the mooted International Shipping Services Centre to Leeside, as the Irish Examiner reports. Previously earmarked for Dublin Port, as discussed at the second Our Ocean Wealth summit in 2015, those plans…
Celebrity Eclipse berthed at Cobh while the Asgard (see yesterday's Cork Harbour News) heads passed the scenic coastal town.
#TradeCall - The Port of Cork welcomed the Mayor of Miami Dade, Carlos A. Gimenez along with his trade delegation from Miami on a courtesy visit to Cork. The delegation travelled to Cork to sign a sister county agreement between…
UNVEILED is the title of an outdoor artistic transmedia experience installation that will remain until 25 June on Cork's Custom House Quay
#Unveiled - Unveiled Horizons/Horizons dévoilés is an artistic transmedia interactive experience that is part of the Cork Harbour Festival (3-11 June), the Cork Midsummer Festival and in partnership with the French Embassy in Ireland. The outdoor installation which is free…
#CobhCelebrity – Cobh welcomed Celebrity Eclipse this morning as the giant luxury ship made a first port of call having set off from Southampton, the UK’s largest cruiseport, writes Jehan Ashmore. The ‘Solstice’ class 121,000 gross tonnage luxury cruiseship at…
Afloat has identified the Thea II which featured in 'Rivers with Jeremy Paxman' when running on the Manchester Ship Canal, but as of this morning had completed an inaugural sailing for BG Freight Line's new Liverpool-Cork containership service.
#PaxmansBoxboat– Thea II the containership that featured in ‘Rivers with Jeremy Paxman’ on Channel 4, has completed the first sailing for BG Freight Line’s new Liverpool-Cork service this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore. In the penulimate episode of the River series…
Saga Cruises’ MV Saga Pearl 2 calls to Cork next week
Saga Cruises’ MV Saga Pearl 2 will start the Port of Cork’s cruise liner season on 20th March, the first of 65 calls expected to visit Cork this season. Seven new liners will call this season on their maiden call,…

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